Brexit



Group of MLAs expected to launch Brexit legal challenge

A cross-community group of MLAs are expected to file legal proceedings at the High Court in Belfast over the UK's Brexit vote.

Published 22 August 2016

Legal aid to be provided for Brexit challenge

The man taking forward the first Northern Ireland legal challenge against the Brexit vote has won an application for legal aid on appeal.

Published 17 August 2016

Secretary of State launches Brexit tour of Northern Ireland

Northern Ireland Secretary James Brokenshire is today holding the first in a series of meetings in Northern Ireland focussed on the Brexit negotiations.

Published 16 August 2016

Victim rights campaigner launches legal challenge to Brexit

A prominent victims rights campaigner has lodged the first legal challenge in Northern Ireland against the UK's decision to leave the European Union.

Published 12 August 2016

Sharp increase in Irish passport applications after Brexit

There was a sharp increase in Irish passport applications following the UK's vote to leave the European Union, according to new figrues from the Department of Foreign Affairs.

Published 8 August 2016

Pinsent Masons considers Dublin expansion in wake of Brexit vote

Global firm Pinsent Masons, which has a strong base in Northern Ireland, has refused to rule out a future expansion into Dublin as part of its response to the Brexit vote.

Published 5 August 2016

NI Blog: What will Brexit mean for UK companies trading in the EU?

Colin Foote, director at Sullivans Law in Belfast, writes on the impact of Brexit on UK companies trading in the EU.

Published 2 August 2016

Arthur Cox seminar offers Brexit advice to Belfast businesses

Arthur Cox provided leading Northern Ireland businesses with advice on the impact of Brexit on employment and immigration laws at a major seminar held in conjunction with Legal-Island.

Published 29 July 2016

David Ford and others threaten legal challenge over Brexit

Northern Ireland's former Justice Minister David Ford is among a group of politicians and human rights activists who have threatened a judicial review over Brexit.

Published 25 July 2016

Brexit: First legal challenge over Article 50 to take place in October

The first legal challenge over Brexit, focussed on the question of whether the Prime Minister requires the approval of MPs to activate Article 50 and begin the process of leaving the European Union, will be heard by the High Court in London this October.

Published 20 July 2016

New Secretary of State makes Brexit border pledge in Belfast visit

Northern Ireland Secretary James Brokenshire will visit Belfast today for the first time since his Cabinet appointment.

Published 18 July 2016

Four major firms get Ireland lawyer registration underway as Brexit precaution

Four top UK law firms are funding lawyers who wish to register in the Republic of Ireland over fears about Brexit, a Legal Week report has revealed.

Published 14 July 2016

Lawyers call on Cameron to allow parliamentary vote on Brexit

More than 1,000 barristers and advocates have urged the prime minister to allow Parliament to determine whether the UK should leave the European Union or not following the referendum in favour of Brexit.

Published 11 July 2016

NI Blog: Employment law may be cushioned from Brexit shocks

Rosemary Lundy, employment law partner at Arthur Cox's Belfast office, outlines how Brexit will affect employment law in Northern Ireland.

Published 5 July 2016

Blog: Brexit and standard English

James Nolan, member of the the International Association of Conference Interpreters (AIIC), retired deputy director of interpretation, meetings & publishing at the United Nations, and retired head of linguistic services at the International Tribunal for the Law of the Sea writes on the status of English as an official EU language.

Published 1 July 2016